Special to Valley News
The City of Murrieta and the Murrieta Police Department plan to install license-plate recognition cameras throughout the community. The LPRS are already installed in various communities throughout California including many in Riverside County. Police Chief Anthony Conrad gave a presentation and explained how his officers plan to work with other cities to stitch together a surveillance network using the program at the Nov. 2 city council meeting.
The crime-fighting technology allows for the automated detection of license plates. It is used by the Murrieta Police Department to convert data associated with vehicle license plates for official law enforcement purposes, including identifying stolen or wanted vehicles, stolen license plates and missi